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February 13 2019

Top 5 Must-See Spots This Spring on the Crystal Coast

When it comes to must-see spots in Emerald Isle, there is no shortage of scenery, stunning views and things to do. From beaches to historical parks, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on your next Crystal Coast getaway. While there are plenty of spots along the Crystal Coast to explore and discover, some of the best views can be seen from your very own private vacation rental. Whether it’s a view of the ocean’s gentle rolling waves or the beautiful and tranquil Bogue Sound, you’ll be in awe as you relax and enjoy paradise. For those who need some motivation to get away or simply looking for some activity ideas, check out these top-five spots along the Crystal Coast and see why people come back year after year. 1. Cape Lookout Lighthouse Three miles off of the Crystal Coast is a preserved barrier island that has had minimal disruption from ...

February 06 2019

Featured Property of The Week - Just For The Fun of It

When you’re planning a vacation, having fun should be at the top of your list next to making time to relax and creating memories. Why not book an oceanfront cottage that’s located in Emerald Isle, Just For The Fun Of It? This week’s featured property will check those items off your list and features four bedrooms, three bathrooms and includes Island Club linens for your convenience. Be sure to check out more photos of Just For The Fun Of It and ask yourself, “why not plan my next vacation in Emerald Isle?” Welcome Home Just for The Fun of Its main common area is cozy and warm with a vaulted ceiling and blonde hardwood floors throughout. The common area faces the ocean and large picture windows provide plenty of natural light while showcasing the picturesque views which Emerald Isle is known. Wall decor also provides pops of color that blend ...

January 30 2019

Featured Property of The Week - Nailed It

Working hard from 9 to 5 or simply living life in a busy city can make you want to relax and get away. What better way than to kick your feet up, take in the ocean air and enjoy some time away from the everyday. So, it’s safe to say, we’ve nailed it with this vacation rental! With six bedrooms and five-and-a-half bathrooms, there’s enough room to accommodate your friend’s retreat or family getaway at this week’s featured property, Nailed It. This platinum-rated middle row cottage is jam-packed with amenities including a pool, game room, home theater and easy access to the beach that is just a short walk away from the cottage. New Kid on the Block Just built in 2018, Nailed It has three stories of space that will ensure your group is comfortable, both at night and during the day. The reverse floor plan puts Crystal Coast ...

January 23 2019

Best Things to Do for an NC Valentines Getaway

While it may seem that you’ve just made it through the holiday season, you’re not out of the clear yet. Now that the Christmas tree has been taken down and the lights and decorations are put away, it’s time to prepare for the next special holiday on your calendar. This one involves a lot of red and a lot of feelings…Tax Day! No, just pulling your leg, we’re talking about the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s Day. Of course, chocolate and flowers have always been the foolproof way to celebrate this day; maybe it’s time to profess your love in a new way, with a dreamy weekend getaway to the beautiful Crystal Coast in North Carolina. Celebrate all February Long Whether you make it to Emerald Isle the weekend before, the weekend after, or any other weekend of the month, rest assured that there will be plenty of ...

January 16 2019

Reasons to Visit Emerald Isle in February

Nothing sets the mood better than planning a beach getaway with you and your significant other. Add in breathtaking sunsets, gourmet restaurants and a wide selection of luxurious rental properties, and you have the makings for a very romantic vacation in Emerald Isle. With Valentine’s Day and President’s Day right around the corner, now is the perfect time to start planning your Emerald Isle getaway. To help celebrate your Valentine, we are offering an exciting Romance Package drawing that you’ll be automatically entered into when you book a reservation arriving between Feb. 14 and 21. The package includes a romantic dinner for two at Caribsea Restaurant, a bottle of champagne plus some sweet and savory treats! Win or lose, all reservations made for that timeframe will receive 4 nights for 3 or 3 nights for 2 on us while celebrating in beautiful Emerald Isle and making this time of year ...

January 08 2019

Featured Property of The Week - Sea-Batical

Have you ever wished for a limitless vacation? One where you can gaze at the coast from a private covered deck or be on the beach in a matter of minutes? Sounds like you’re in need of a Sea-Batical. This week’s featured property is Sea-Batical, a second-row cottage located in the heart of Emerald Isle, that has five bedrooms and four bathrooms. Be sure to see more photos of this inviting cottage and find out why this vacation rental is perfect for accommodating your next beach getaway. Be Our Guest This stunning second-row cottage boasts expansive panoramic views of the water and is just a short walk away from the beautiful beaches of Emerald Isle. Outside, the two decks face the water and have chairs for lounging and a picnic table for meals with a view. On the ground floor, the fun is just getting started with a large private ...